A grand jury has indicted at least six employees of a Long Island nursing home in connection with the death of a 72-year-old patient.
Suffolk County police arrested 10 people for driving while intoxicated and driving while ability impaired by drugs, during an overnight saturation patrol in Patchogue and Holbrook.
An investigation has widened into suspected toxic dumping on Long Island, after another public park tested positive for hazardous materials.
Piles of debris rising more than 20 feet have been discovered on an illegal dump site in Central Islip, the second such recent discovery in the town of Islip, Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said.
According to Chief Roy Gross of the Suffolk County SPCA, Harry Tommy Patrick, of Central Islip, was arrested and charged with eight counts of animal cruelty.
Dr. Eric Jacobson faces 7 to 9 years in prison under a plea deal for illegally prescribing oxycodone and other powerful painkillers to scores of patients. If convicted at trial, he could have been sentenced to 20+ years in prison.
The top two officials at a suburban based pharmaceutical company are facing charges they sold $17 million worth of counterfeit or unapproved drugs.
Tracey Forman pleaded not guilty at her arraignment Tuesday. She was freed on $2,500 bail.
A reputed Long Island gang member who was added to the FBI’s most-wanted list last week pleaded not guilty Monday to the 2010 execution-style killings of his girlfriend and her toddler son.
Sgt. Scott Greene did not say a word as he appeared in court to face charges that he stole money from drivers. He was arrested in January.
According to Suffolk County police, the suspect stole a 2008 Nissan Altima that another customer had left unlocked and running in the parking lot of a 7-Eleven.
Erica Santana and Nicholas Hernandez were both in handcuffs as they faced the judge at First District Court on Wednesday. The 5-month-old baby boy was taken away from the couple after 180 heroin packets were found in their car.
Prosecutors in court Friday argued that after the baby was born in a bathroom, Santos Elena Ruiz Solano caused three fractures to the baby’s skull. But Solano’s attorney said his client didn’t kill her child.
Santos Elena Ruiz Solano has been charged with second-degree murder in connection to the death of her newborn girl.
A Long Island couple was facing serious allegations Thursday evening, claiming they left their four children home alone for six days without any food or heat.